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Gas prices edge up in NJ, increase more across nation

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Posted at 7:03 PM, May 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-16 19:03:05-04

TRENTON, N.J. — Gas prices edged up in New Jersey and increased by several cents across the nation as a whole amid rising demand with the easing of stay-at-home restrictions in some regions.

AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey on Friday was $2, up a penny from a week ago.

Drivers were paying $2.90 a gallon a year ago at this time.

The national average gas price Friday was $1.86, up four cents from a week ago.

Drivers were paying $2.86 a gallon a year ago at this time